African Countries in Perspective: Ghana

After more than a decade of unsuccessful exploration, the state- owned Ghana national Petroleum Company has recorded a successful discovery of significant deep-water oil and gas reserves after seeking partnership with international companies to aid their efforts. The field is now called the jubilee field. Since production began in 2010, Ghana’s parliament passed an extensive […]

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Future of Hydrocarbon in Africa

Introduction Hydrocarbons are the result of the slow transformation of organic material underground and underwater, in conditions of low oxygen, high temperatures, and high pressures. When talking about hydrocarbons, there is an important difference to be made between “resources” and “reserves”. In order to become reserves, resources need to be carefully assessed in quantity and […]

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